Cyclist struck in Markham, suffers serious head injuries
A bicycle remains at the scene where a male cyclist was struck by a car in Markham on Nov. 10, 2012. (Sean Davidson / CP24)
Published Saturday, November 10, 2012 4:40PM EST
Last Updated Saturday, November 10, 2012 8:17PM EST
A male cyclist, 38, has been taken to hospital with serious head injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Markham.
Police in York Region confirmed that the cyclist was taken to Sunnybrook Hospital where he received stitches for a head injury.
York Region police say the injury is non-life threatening.
The cyclist was struck from behind and thrown off his bike near the intersection of Markham Road and 16th Avenue Saturday afternoon. The accident occurred at around 3:30 p.m.
Buses were being diverted from the intersection as officers continued their investigation. A section of Markham Road was also closed down after the collision.
No charges have been laid.